Forrester Boyd News

We are pleased to announce the following manager appointments at our Grimsby branch. Carrie Jensen - Following studies at Franklin College, Carrie joined Forrester Boyd in 2009. Carrie qualified with ACA in 2014 and her specialist skill set is academies and charities. Jo Walker - Jo gained her acco…


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According to recently issued Government statistics, the exchequer’s income from Inheritance Tax (IHT) hit a record high of £5.2bn in the 2017/18 tax year. This is a year-on-year increase of 8% (£400m) on the £4.8bn total for 2016/17 and continues an eight year trend of steadily increasing IHT receip…


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If you’re reading this blog then the chances are you’re already familiar with FB Digital and how it can help you manage your business accountancy needs. But what about FB Wealth Management Ltd? If that name is new to you then take a few minutes to read on. Like FB Digital, FB Wealth Management Ltd i…


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Rates relief The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) have now included an online form for academy trusts to claim funding for national non-domestic rates (NNDR). Schools can now claim funding for the 2018/19 financial year and you can reclaim funding as far back the 2015/16 financial year if …


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We have maintained our place in the Top 50 UK accountancy firms with a ranking of 45th in the recently announced 2018 Accountancy Age Top 50+50 Survey League Table. We are the only independent firm based solely in the Humber and North Lincolnshire region to achieve this listing. With 10 partners, a…


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With the ongoing uncertainty over the Brexit negotiations it has been very difficult, if not impossible, for us to advise clients on how to plan for life outside the EU. We now have some HMRC-published guidance that attempts to explain how the VAT landscape may look if we exit without a deal. Of cou…


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Ever wondered how you compare against other schools and academies in your area or even nationally? Not many of you appear to be aware of the schools financial benchmarking service offered through the gov.uk website. It allows you to compare your school’s spending with other schools in similar circum…


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Philip Hammond has announced that he will deliver his annual budget on Monday 29th October. With all of the continuing uncertainty surrounding Brexit the smart money appears to be on a relatively quiet affair. However Theresa May’s hints about the “end of austerity” at this week’s Conservative Party…


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This year has been one of big change for me personally. I’ve become a dad for the first time, which means I am constantly attempting to adapt to things that are new for me and quite often outside my comfort zone. Changing a nappy for one is not something I’d ever done before and certainly not in my …


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